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Gaussian pulse equation in Laser?

  1. Apr 11, 2009 #1
    I want to use a pulse current instead of continuous current in the Laser rate equation as input.

    What would be the equation for the Gaussian expression when I'll swap the continuous current with pulsed current in my equation and implement it in Matlab?

    please let me know the ans if u have any
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  3. Apr 11, 2009 #2
    See attached pdf for the standard notation for a normalized Gaussian pulse.

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  4. Apr 12, 2009 #3
    Thank you very much dear.... I will try to code it in my equation and let you know If it works or not very soon.

    I have one more question for you, please reply....

    the PDF file you sent me.... what is the reference of the equation? Because I will have to quote the reference in my project as well.

    Thank you very very much
  5. Apr 13, 2009 #4
    The PDF is the definition of a Gaussian distribution I have known for over 40 years. I don't know exactly when or where I got it. Do you want a derivation of it or a reference to a statement of it? There are several statements of it on the web.

    Read this. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normal_distribution
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2009
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